|Ordered||9 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||16 Jan 1940||Howaldtswerke Hamburg AG, Hamburg (werk 800)|
|Launched||21 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||12 Feb 1941||Kptlt. Peter Lohmeyer|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 11,639 GRT|
Sunk 29 June 1941 south of Iceland, in position 59.52N, 18.36W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Malcolm and HMS Scimitar, the British corvettes HMS Arabis and HMS Violet and the British minesweeper HMS Speedwell. 45 survivors (no casualties).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-651 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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